Wednesday, September 30, 2015
U.S. Man Sentenced to Prison After Spying for Chinese Girlfriend
increasing in scale and scope of information sought for.
"She was a graduate student in her 20's from China. On Wednesday, he was
sentenced to more than seven years in prison for giving her classified
Benjamin Pierce Bishop, federal prosecutors said, e-mailed government
secrets to "a 27-year-old Chinese woman with whom he had a romantic
relationship." The material he passed along included details of U.S. defense
planning in South Korea and elsewhere in the Pacific."